Columnists: Matthew Cohen

Matthew Cohen is energy practice leader at Direct Recruiters, Inc.

Overcoming Obstacles in the Energy Analytics Industry

The energy management software industry has transformed itself from a novelty to a necessity for building owners and managers in the last few years. The energy management software industry is thriving. It is moving quickly to adapt to a market that is experiencing exponential growth and building owners whose need for performance data has increased   …Continue Reading

Energy Efficiency Talent Trends for 2015

What will be the emerging talent and hiring trends in the energy efficiency workplace for 2015? One major trend is that the demand for energy engineers, project developers and managers, sales managers and program directors is on the rise. As an executive recruiter in the Energy Efficiency and Building Technologies space, I see several trends that have   …Continue Reading

Energy Management Execs Weigh in on Industry Growth

I spoke with a couple of industry executives about their thoughts on what’s going on in the energy management industry. Here’s what they had to say: Dennis Quinn, Energy Industry Executive, Joule Assets, Inc. Q: In a recent Joule Assets press release, it was stated that the small to midsize EE market is going through   …Continue Reading

Energy Managers: ‘Soft Skills’ Needed to Land a Job

The energy efficiency industry in recent years has become increasingly relevant to building owners, real estate firms, government officials, educators and business owners to decrease the overwhelming cost of energy consumption. But having the right talent in place is crucial to communicate the benefits of energy efficiency solutions to the end-user who more often then   …Continue Reading